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2011-06-10 09:55:00

PARIS and SAN MARINO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- San Marino RTV, has concluded a three-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) enabling SMtv, its new satellite channel, to commence pan-Italian and pan-European broadcasting on June 13. San Marino's national broadcaster will optimise the reach of SMtv by broadcasting via Eutelsat's HOT BIRD(TM) video neighbourhood and the EUROBIRD(TM) 9A satellite. The 24-hour general entertainment channel will be...

2011-05-10 11:44:00

PARIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Strong Third Quarter 2010-2011 Revenue Growth of 10% to EUR295.2 Million - Continued Growth in all Activities: Double-digit Increases for Data and Value-Added Services and Multi-usage - Nine-month Revenues up 12.2% to EUR871.0 Million - Full Year 2010-2011 Revenues Revised Upward: Now Expected to be Above EUR1,160 Million Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 - Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading...

2011-05-06 04:46:00

PARIS, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radiotelevizija Slovenia has extended its longstanding relationship with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) with the signature of a new 10-year contract for capacity at the flagship HOT BIRD(TM) video neighbourhood. The new long-term agreement was signed today at Eutelsat by Marko Filli, Director General of Slovenia's national public broadcaster and Michel de Rosen, Eutelsat CEO. RTV Slovenia selected Eutelsat's HOT BIRD(TM)...

2011-04-27 12:30:00

PARIS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Significant capacity on four Eutelsat satellites has been booked by UK and international media organisations for live coverage of the Royal Wedding on April 29 between Prince William and Kate Middleton. A total of 13,000 MHz hours, equivalent to 15 transponders over 24 hours, have been reserved on Eutelsat's ATLANTIC BIRD(TM) 1, 2 and 3 satellites as well as on W3A to deliver live images and commentary from up to 48 specially-built studios...

2011-04-11 06:55:00

NAB, LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To respond to increasing HD demand from its clients, GlobeCast today announced that it has concluded a five-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for a third transponder on the EUROBIRD(TM) 9A satellite, which will carry a full HD DVB-S2 platform. The first clients on the platform already include Eurosport and Fashion One. Eutelsat's EUROBIRD(TM) 9A satellite was chosen for its potential to reach over...

2011-04-04 10:06:00

PARIS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a new contract between its Skylogic broadband subsidiary and the French Internet service provider Sat2Way for distribution, from mid-2011, of the Tooway(TM) new-generation broadband service on the KA-SAT satellite. The agreement builds on a long-term collaboration, since early 2008, when Sat2Way launched the first-generation Tooway(TM) service using Ka-band capacity on Eutelsat's...

2011-03-24 13:00:00

WARSAW, Poland/>, March 24, 2011/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat has been awarded a 'Crystal Antenna of the World of Media' for spearheading Poland's/> first live satellite transmission in 3D for CANAL + Cyfrowy, operator of the Cyfra +, premium TV platform in Poland/>. The Award was announced at the Great Gala Award ceremony, held in Warsaw/> on 23 March during the annual Telecommunication and Media World Symposium that assembles Poland's/> leading telecommunications...

2011-02-17 13:11:00

PARIS, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Robust revenue growth: +13.3% at EUR575.9 million - Strong profitability: EBITDA[1] up 12.5% to EUR463.0 million, generating an EBITDA margin of 80.4% - Significant increase in Group share of net income: EUR174.4 million (+25.1%) - Excellent visibility: backlog of EUR4.9 billion (+16.7%) - Successful launch of KA-SAT, Europe's first High Throughput Satellite (HTS) - Fleet expansion...

2011-02-15 11:27:00

PARIS, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elettronica Industriale, the network operator of Italy's Mediaset Group, and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the signature of a 12-year contract for capacity at the HOT BIRD(TM) video neighbourhood. The new contract for one transponder further consolidates a 20-year relationship between the two companies, increasing Mediaset's HOT BIRD(TM) resources to five transponders. It will support Italy's...

2011-02-07 09:13:00

DUBAI, UAE, February 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - 8-10 February 2011, Dubai, Stand (S-D11- Hall ARENA) - Continued Growth of Eutelsat Video Positions Serving MENA Regions: 7.7% Average Annual Growth of Satellite TV Homes From 2008 to 2010 - Successful Launch of KA-SAT Satellite, Ushering in New-generation Resources for IP and Data Services - 3D Workshop on Trends and Markets With the Middle East and North Africa representing some of the most vibrant markets...